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The Rite of Spring at 100

Music Heals

Tony Woodcock | Posted 07.01.2013 | College
Tony Woodcock

"My heart soars like a hawk." I have always cherished this line and I found myself invoking it many times recently in connection to events following the Boston Marathon bombing.

Once Wild, Now Beloved: The Rite of Spring Is Back

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Exactly one hundred years ago, a riot broke out among the Parisian sophisticates attending the premiere performance by the Ballets Russes of Le Sacre du printemps, otherwise known as The Rite of Spring..

Brooklyn Rider Makes It New

William Robin | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
William Robin

Few ensembles embody Ezra Pound's 1934 modernist maxim "Make It New" as wholeheartedly as the string quartet Brooklyn Rider.

Emil Kang and The Rite of Spring

William Robin | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts
William Robin

It's been a busy fall for Emil Kang. For the past four years as Executive Director of Carolina Performing Arts, Kang has been planning The Rite of Spring at 100, an exploration of Igor Stravinsky and Vaslav Nijinsky's famous ballet that caused a riot at its premiere in 1913.